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Tips for Re-Organizing Categories in Wordpress. How to Use QR Codes to Market Your Business. Consumers in Japan are used to seeing fuzzy little code boxes on just about everything—advertising posters in subway stations, McDonald's sandwich wrappers, beverage packaging, receipts, T-shirt tags, and building facades.

How to Use QR Codes to Market Your Business

The code technology—known as QR, or quick response—acts like a gateway allowing anyone with a camera phone to easily step between the digital and physical worlds. A quick scan of the code instantly connects to nutrition information, special offers, exclusive content, price quotes, or even the ability to make a hair-cut appointment or save contact information. QR codes and similar 2-D tag technology have been slower to catch on in America. However, marketing professionals say the question isn't whether the codes will reach the level of ubiquity found in Japan; rather, it's how quickly will they be a part of every day life, like reading a URL address.

"They are hiding in plain sight," says B.L. Blogging Resource Tips and Techniques – Moomettes Magnificents. Where Technology and Motherhood Meet-Technology and Social Media Tips for moms — Tech Talk for Moms. 20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web. Five Best Blogging Platforms. For me it's a really tough decision between Blogger and Wordpress.

Five Best Blogging Platforms

The Online Mom - Technology and Internet Advice for Parents - Social networking, photo sharing, video games, IM & texting, internet security, cyberbullying. Building A Community Around Your Blog: Part 1. If you want your company to be known as an expert online you need to earn attention and credibility among the folks you want to engage with.

Building A Community Around Your Blog: Part 1

The best way to do that is to start a blog – packed with relevant, compelling information that demonstrates passion and a unique point of view about your chosen subject. OK, check. Now what. How Popular are You? Top 10 Tools to Measure Your Twitter Influence and Grade - Web Tips Blog. For you to become a successful Twitter user and harness its viral power properly, you need to act smart and evaluate yourself to judge whether you are adopting the right strategies.

You may be thinking that becoming a authority in Twitter requires a descent number of followers. While you are absolutely true, other factors such as your update frequency, reach, choice of topic, recommendations, etc. also needs to be considered. Here are some web tools that calculate your popularity among other twiples and help you become a smart Twitter user: Twitter Grader Twitter Grader measures your Twitter influence considering various factors such as follower count, power of these followers, update frequency and volume of updates, etc. Twitter Analyzer. PR Professionals: How to Determine a Mom Blogger’s Influence Without Asking Her « Jennifer James Online. Yesterday my post, Why PR Professionals Shouldn’t Ask Mom Bloggers for Stats, got a lot of response from mom bloggers naturally because it is understandable to the community that asking for stats is borderline rude and also shows laziness because there are so many tools to determine a blogger’s influence that there is really no reason to ask; no reason to ask at all.

PR Professionals: How to Determine a Mom Blogger’s Influence Without Asking Her « Jennifer James Online

Before I get into the tools to use, I want to emphasize to PR professionals that no list of numbers compares with actually reading mom blogs, meeting moms at conferences, conversing with mom bloggers on Twitter and simply sitting back and observing the community. Nothing compares to getting to know mom bloggers and gleaning a true feel for a mom’s influence irrespective of stats. Nothing. Without understanding the community you may find a blogger with a lot of numbers, but who may get into constant confrontations on Twitter.

Numbers alone can’t tell you that. Top Ten Blog Tips. Blogging Tips - Blogging Guides, News, Tips, Resources. 6 Blogging Tools I’m Thankful For this Thanksgiving. Like most bloggers, I’m very proud at what I’ve been able to do over the years but I also ahve to admit that there is pretty much no way I would have been able to do much of anything without the efforts of others, especially those who make their work freely available for people like us to use.

6 Blogging Tools I’m Thankful For this Thanksgiving

Unless you’re able to build your site management software, code your theme from scratch and create all of the tools you use, you’re standing on the shoulders of those who lent their expertise to total strangers, often without renumeration, to make your site possible. So as the U.S. sits down for Thanksgiving and gives thanks for the various blessings in its life, I’d like to give thanks to six tools and services that, without them, I probably wouldn’t have a blog or much of a presence on the Web at all. They are in no particular order, but all are tools that I’ve grown to love, enjoy and depend upon over the years.

Many, I have to wonder how I ever got along without. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Bottom Line. Site Info. Certified Site Metrics are metrics that are directly-measured from the website instead of estimated. Site Info

The website owner has installed an Alexa Certify Code on the pages of their site and chosen to show the metrics publicly. For the website owner Certified Metrics provide: A more accurate Alexa RankA private metrics Dashboard for On-Site AnalyticsThe ability to publish unique visitor and pageview counts if desired Certified Metrics are available with all Alexa Pro plans. Global Rank Alexa Traffic RankAn estimate of this site's popularity. The rank is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors to this site and pageviews on this site over the past 3 months. Updated Daily Rank in United States Traffic Rank in CountryAn estimate of this site's popularity in a specific country. The rank by country is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors to this site and pageviews on this site from users from that country over the past month. Bounce Rate Daily Pageviews per Visitor. 11 WordPress Plugins You’ve Gotta Have. As a freelance writer I work with many different blog owners on a regular basis and that means I get the chance to see just about every plugin imaginable.

11 WordPress Plugins You’ve Gotta Have

Every once in a while I’ll come across a new one that is just amazing and I wonder how I ever blogged without it. I want to give you a list of the top 11 must have plugins for any WordPress site. CommentLuv – This is a great tool for new blogs that provides a link back to the commentors most recent blog post. This will attract new readers and triple the amount of comments you see on your blog. Download it. Technology - Internet News. AllThingsD. Technology News. - Erica Says. Techmamas. TechCrunch.

Social Media News and Web Tips – Mashable – The Social Media Guide. Blogging. Bailey Gardiner - San Diego Interactive Advertising and Public Relations Creative Agency. Beth Wilkinson // April 24, 2014 // Careers, Public Relations, Social Media // No Comments We are looking for three summer interns to support our Reputation team with public relations and social media experience.

Bailey Gardiner - San Diego Interactive Advertising and Public Relations Creative Agency

Here’s our list of must haves: Major in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or other closely related field – degree in progress or completed The ability to work full time – 40 hour per week Outstanding verbal and written communications skills (AP Style knowledge is a big plus) Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, energetic, highly creative setting An enthusiasm for and experience … Read more Gary Ware // February 21, 2014 // Digital // 4 Comments The digital landscape is changing so rapidly it seems like every month there is a new strategy or technique popping up that takes the world by storm and totally changes the landscape.

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